The south coast in Sri Lanka is the place to be, no matter the kind of experience you are looking for! The south wasn’t half as popular a few years ago as it is now; a charming area with untouched nature, a tropical environment and plenty of other attractions.
The golden coasts
The golden beaches and striking views are a good way to start your holiday in the south of Sri Lanka. Mirissa, Unawatuna and Weligama are a few locales that boast tempting beaches to enjoy. Sri Lanka holiday packages always include the best beaches to visit in this part of the island.
Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracts plenty of tourists. This walled city within a city is truly a sight to witness. The architecture, boutiques, galleries and cafes offer a truly unforgettable experience. Silvertree Travel and similar tour companies outline the best attractions to visit at such places in the south.
The south comprises of plenty of wildlife to please the nature lover in you. From blue whale tours in Mirissa to leopard safaris in Yala National Park, you get to see all kinds of species of the animal kingdom in their natural habitats.
Sri Lanka is known for its multiculturalism and religious harmony. One of the holiest sites in Sri Lanka is in the south; Kataragama is a temple complex that is on one side of the Menik River and consists of extensive shrines and other temples. Sithulpawwa Temple is another religious site located in the district of Hambantota, on top of a 1,300 feet tall rock.
Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.